Demonographia is a complete collection of the diabolic portraiture designed by Louis Breton for J.A.S. Collin de Plancy’s Dictionnaire Infernal, depicting many of . Louis Breton created a set of 69 illustrations of demons, which were then engraved by M. Jarrault. J.A.S. Collin de Plancy then published the set with brief . Nov 4, Corps of Doom: Demonographia ~ Collin de Plancy II.

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If they go to the sabbath carried by a goat or a black sheep or by a demon, deonographia their other excursions they generally only travel by riding on a broom-stick.

Olivia added it Dec 20, It is considered a major work documenting beings, characters, books, deeds and causes which pertain to the manifestations and magic of trafficking with Hell; divinations, occult sciences, grimoires, marvels, errors, prejudices, traditions, folktales, the various superstitions, and generally all manner of marvellous, surprising, mysterious, and supernatural beliefs. He always shows himself with a blazing body; one calls him the inventor of frying and fireworks.

Luna added it Dec 20, Infernal Dictionary, or, a Universal Library on the beings, characters, books, deeds, and causes which pertain to the manifestations and magic of trafficking with Hell; divinations, occult sciences, grimoiresmarvels, errors, prejudices, traditions, folktales, the various superstitions, and generally all manner of marvellous, surprising, mysterious, and supernatural beliefs.

Osiris Oliphant rated it really liked it Mar 10, He is on the Isle of Rugen, in the midst of a somber lake, when its waters are troubled and whose banks are covered by thick woods, It is there that he likes to torment the ppancy and upset their boats and throw them sometimes almost to the tops of the highest fir trees. Picollus, demon revered by the ancient inhabitantsof Prussia, who demonograpyia to him the head of a dead man and burned a tallow in his honor.

But the cards, merely human artifacts, not knowing either the future, nor the present, nor the past, have nothing of the individuality of the person consulting them. He carries off horses.


The chief and the most powerful of these being is Torngarsuk, who is invoked especially by fishermen, and whom they represent sometimes in the form of a bear, sometimes in the form of an one-armed man, and sometimes as a grand human creature at most like one of the fingers of the hand. Zaebos, grand-cout of Hell. He has the form of a good soldier mounted on a crocodile; his head is coveed with a ducal crown.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Names of the Damned. For the French diplomat, bibliophile and art collector, see Victor Collin de Plancy. Collin de Plancy followed the tradition of many previous demonologists of cataloguing demons by name and title of nobility, as it happened with grimoires like Pseudomonarchia Daemonumand The Lesser Key of Solomon among others.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. When they marched in the fields, they shrank themselves to the height of the grass; but when they ran in the forests, they grew to the size of the tallest trees.

Demonographia: The Fountainhead of Diabolic Portraiture by Jacques Albin Simon Collin de Plancy

Romantismepersee. This article possibly contains inappropriate or misinterpreted citations that do not verify the text. January 28, Plancy-l’AbbayeFrance. But only God could know the placy meted out to the guilty, or the place that holds them.

He discovers falsehood, grants favors and help, reconciles enemies, and has twenty enemies under his orders. Godfrey de Bouillonchronicles and legends of the time of lpancy first two Crusades, — Want to Read saving…. Life of the Curate J.

Thirty legions obey him. Open Preview See a Problem? Anecdotes of the nineteenth century or stories, recent anecdotes, features and little known words, singular adventures, various quotations, compilations and ddmonographia pieces, to be used for the history of the customs and the mind of the century in which we live, compared with centuries past. When he is angry, his face is enflamed, but it is nothing monstrous.


In his best known work, Dictionnaire Infernalwas published.

Demonographia: The Fountainhead of Diabolic Portraiture

Stolas, high prince of hell, who appears in the form of an owl; when he takes the form of a man and shows himself before the exorcist, he teaches astronomy, and also the properties of plants, and the worth of presious stones. Please help improve this article by checking for citation inaccuracies. Leonard, demon of the first order, grand master of the sabbaths, chief of the subaltern demons, inspector general of sorcery, black magic, and witches. Posted by Emisa Rista at 3: Also included are a bibliography and large foldout image of a demonic scene.

Mychale, magician who drew down the Moon by the strength of her spells.

Retrieved from ” https: She was the mother of the two famous Lapiths, Broteas and Orion. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Remy marked it as to-read May 26, He would appear with the form and face of demonograaphia beautiful young child.

His arms were extended to receive human victims: The Devil Painted by Himself, or, a Gallery of small novels, bizarre tales, demonofraphia anecdotes about the adventures of demons, the traits that characterize their good qualities and their misfortunes, the right words and the answers that singular their attributes, their loves, planfy the services they have rendered out to mortals, etc. He has a raucous voice, a spirit carried away be falsehood; he presents himself in the form of a stork.

Collin de Plancy’s Dictionnaire Infernal, depicting many of the demons and dignitaries named in the classic literature of medeival magic and sorcery.